Banned scientist now at Schering-Plough

A scientist that the University of Washington found guilty of research misconduct is now an employee of the pharmaceutical company, linkurl:Schering-Plough.;http://www.sch-plough.com In an Email to __The Scientist__, a company spokesperson, Stephen Galpin, confirmed that Scott Brodie, a former UW researcher, "is a current employee and that we recently became aware of the University of Washington investigation." The university's investigation into Brodie's work found 15 instances of faked data,

Kerry Grens
Kerry Grens
Nov 29, 2007
A scientist that the University of Washington found guilty of research misconduct is now an employee of the pharmaceutical company, linkurl:Schering-Plough.;http://www.sch-plough.com In an Email to __The Scientist__, a company spokesperson, Stephen Galpin, confirmed that Scott Brodie, a former UW researcher, "is a current employee and that we recently became aware of the University of Washington investigation." The university's investigation into Brodie's work found 15 instances of faked data, and the school banned Brodie from working there. Brodie sued the school and the __Seattle Times__ to prevent them from disclosing the investigation's report. As we linkurl:reported;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53931/ earlier, he lost the case. While searching in the Thomson ISI database for publications Brodie produced while at UW, I noticed that a Scott Brodie had published papers on linkurl:interleukins;http://iai.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/74/11/6092 in the last two years. I don't know whether Schering-Plough was already aware of Brodie's past at the time of my query. Galpin wrote in...
lough.;http://www.sch-plough.com In an Email to __The Scientist__, a company spokesperson, Stephen Galpin, confirmed that Scott Brodie, a former UW researcher, "is a current employee and that we recently became aware of the University of Washington investigation." The university's investigation into Brodie's work found 15 instances of faked data, and the school banned Brodie from working there. Brodie sued the school and the __Seattle Times__ to prevent them from disclosing the investigation's report. As we linkurl:reported;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53931/ earlier, he lost the case. While searching in the Thomson ISI database for publications Brodie produced while at UW, I noticed that a Scott Brodie had published papers on linkurl:interleukins;http://iai.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/74/11/6092 in the last two years. I don't know whether Schering-Plough was already aware of Brodie's past at the time of my query. Galpin wrote in his Email, "As this is a personnel matter, we cannot comment further."